One of Ours, Willa Cather. Published by The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, 1977. Limited Edition. 8vo up to 9½” tall., 408 pages. Full mocha brown leather with gilt titles to banded spine and gilt illustrated designs front and rear; all edges gilt; dark blue silk moire endpapers with matching ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints; printed on archival paper. Illustrated by David Blossom. This famous classic earned Cather the Pulitzer Prize in 1923. A beautiful copy in mint condition.
The Franklin Library was one of the largest and most sought-after publishers of fine leather-bound books from 1973 until their permanent closure in 2000. The Franklin Library Pulitzer Prize Series was a limited edition series of the 53 Pulitzer Prizes awarded to Novels from the first in 1918 through 1979. The series was published from 1975 to 1980. Due to being very limited, they are highly sought after as collectibles. Several additional titles are available in this series; please inquire. 003259 $40